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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

(Graphic Illustration by Christine Moore-Bonbright | The Collegian)
News
This week in ASCSU: housing concerns, approval for CPR training funds
Sam Hutton, Staff Reporter • December 3, 2022

The Associated Students of Colorado State University held the 15th meeting of the 52nd senate Nov. 30. After a new senator was sworn into...

Colorado pediatric hospitals experience surges in RSV
Colorado pediatric hospitals experience surges in RSV

Nov. 11, Gov. Jared Polis extended the COVID-19 disaster declaration to better support hospitals in Colorado with an abnormal influx of cases...

Academic Village features an outdoor commons area along with Rams Horn &
Housing & Dining increases student minimum wage to $15 an hour

Colorado State University increased the hourly wage of student Housing & Dining Services employees to $15 an hour — a $1.50 increase. “I...

Some people hold a sign that says Graduate Worker Organizing Cooperative.
CSU administration accused of targeting grad worker union

Sept. 14, the Graduate Workers Organizing Cooperative received a tip that the Colorado State University administration was ordering the custodial...

The front entrance of the Lory Student Center undergoes construction Nov. 29.
LSC renovations projected for completion by summer 2023

The current renovation and expansion of the Lory Student Center, which has affected the daily functionality of the building through the temporary...

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Skiers and snowboarders ride the Peak 8 SuperConnect lift at Breckenridge Ski Resort
Life and Culture
Avalanche education: How to stay safe in the backcountry
Molly Hendry, Staff Contributor • November 29, 2022

Every winter, more people travel into the backcountry. The COVID-19 pandemic increased ski resort visitation, and a recent jump in outdoor recreation...

5 ways to cope with the cold for those who never have
Life and Culture
5 ways to cope with the cold for those who never have
Alexander Wilson, Social Media Coordinator • November 15, 2022

The snow whistles through the air as new students create snow angels and try to catch a snowflake with their tongues, but this only lasts until...

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Strain Review: Cookie Monster wax — a warm high for the cold season
Cannabis
Strain Review: Cookie Monster wax — a warm high for the cold season
Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter • December 1, 2022
The high from this strain took me by surprise, as it could not have been more different from the effects typically associated with the indica family. I could feel a pleasant head rush soon after smoking, which quickly transitioned into a very active head high.
Because I Got High: Glitch in the simulation
Cannabis
Because I Got High: Glitch in the simulation
Guest Author • November 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: “Because I Got High” content consists of community story submissions and does not represent the views of The Collegian...

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Stella: The youth vote won the election, saved democracy
Opinion
Stella: The youth vote won the election, saved democracy
Michael Stella, Staff Reporter • December 3, 2022
In a historic performance, Democrats held on to control of the United States Senate and only lost the House of Representatives by a slim majority in the 2022 midterm elections.
Henry: Social media is making people angrier
Opinion
Henry: Social media is making people angrier
Brendan Henry, Staff Reporter • November 30, 2022
These opinions are not limited to Musk's hate on Twitter, as they are found on just about every social media platform out there. Those with right-wing opinions are not shy to attack those with left-wing ideologies and vice versa. Why not partake in a conflict online when it avoids in-person confrontation? The desire to be angry is taken out by way of the screen so no awkward face-to-face is needed. 
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Crystal Joys offers a beautiful selection of authentic gemstones, jewelry & home decor.

Crystal Joys has been in the Fort Collins downtown community since 2016 and has been a beloved favorite...

Colorado State guard Isaiah Stevens (4) looks to pass the ball during the mens basketball game against California State, Fresno Feb. 11, 2022
Sports
Stevens shines in return for dominant win over Loyola Marymount
Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor • December 1, 2022

Even in limited minutes in his first game back from injury, there wasn’t much of a hump to get over for Isaiah Stevens. After the former...

The Colorado State University volleyball team huddles after winning their game against the North Carolina Tarheels at Moby Arena Aug. 26 The Game resulted in a win for CSU of 25-17.
Sports
Wrapping up a striking 2022 volleyball season
Karsyn Lane, Sports Director • December 1, 2022

After delivering an unforgettable and heartfelt three months, the Colorado State University volleyball team closed out its 2022 season with a...

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A crowd gathers at the Curfman Gallery in Colorado State Universitys Lory Student Center for the Student Art Exhibition
Arts and Entertainment
Annual Student Art Exhibition is now open
Barnaby Atwood, Staff Reporter • December 1, 2022

Students' art pieces are featured in the Curfman Gallery in Colorado State University's Lory Student Center for the Student Art Exhibition. The...

Photo by Sophie Hur, courtesy of Soccer Mommy
Arts and Entertainment
Soccer Mommy uses her inside voice in the outside world
Dylan Tusinski, Staff Reporter • December 1, 2022
Soccer Mommy explores the emotional realities of fame in her new album "Sometimes, Forever."
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Pro Tips for Managing Your Money as a College Student
November 17, 2022

Photo from CNBC College is a perfect time to develop money management skills and habits that will help pave the way for long-term financial...